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Check out 23andMe: http://bit.ly/13zNPet TWEET VIDEO – http://clicktotweet.com/bc6i5 Millions of people around the world suffer from MS, but what is it? Lets shine a light on this disease in an effort to increase awareness. Please share, if you can 🙂 Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE
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TWEET IT – http://clicktotweet.com/195v1 It’s the number one topic for internet searches, but do we ever consider how pornography can have lasting neuroplastic effects? Discover the hard science behind the ‘porn epidemic’ – the internet’s drug of choice. Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE
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Download a free audiobook version of “A Brief History of Time” and support TED-Ed’s nonprofit mission: https://adbl.co/2NWYjAh Check out our full book recommendation: https://shop.ed.ted.com/collections/ted-ed-book-recommendations/products/a-brief-history-of-time View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/does-time-exist-andrew-zimmerman-jones The earliest time measurements were observations of cycles of the natural world, using patterns of changes from day to night and season to season to build calendars.
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Discuss this video: http://reddit.com/r/cgpgrey * FOOTNOTE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-ZpsxnmmbE Brought to you in part by: http://audible.com/grey Special Thanks: – Mark Govea – Wenhao Nie – Thomas J Miller Jr MD – dedla – Daniel Slater – PervertedThomas – Robert Kunz – Saki Comandao – Christian Cooper – Michael Little – rictic – Ian – Ripta Pasay –
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-blood-pressure-works-wilfred-manzano If you lined up all the blood vessels in your body, they’d be 60 thousand miles long. And every day, they carry the equivalent of over two thousand gallons of blood to the body’s tissues. What effect does this pressure have on the walls of the blood vessels? Wilfred Manzano gives
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-do-people-join-cults-janja-lalich Today, there are thousands of cults around the world. Broadly speaking, a cult is a group or movement with a shared commitment to a usually extreme ideology that’s typically embodied in a charismatic leader. But what exactly differentiates cults from other groups – and why do people join them? Janja Lalich
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/where-do-superstitions-come-from-stuart-vyse Are you afraid of black cats? Would you open an umbrella indoors? How do you feel about the number 13? Whether or not you believe in them, you’re probably familiar with a few of these superstitions. But where did they come from? Stuart Vyse shares the weird and specific origins of
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Are elite schools actually the better choice? 9 Scientific Study Tips: https://youtu.be/p60rN9JEapg SUBSCRIBE (it’s free): http://bit.ly/asapsci This episode was inspired from the book “David and Goliath” by Malcolm Gladwell, which you can check out here: http://amzn.to/1ihFFU0 GET THE ASAPSCIENCE BOOK: http://asapscience.com/book/ Written by Rachel Salt, Gregory Brown and Mitchell Moffit FOLLOW US! Instagram and Twitter:
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-science-of-spiciness-rose-eveleth When you take a bite of a hot pepper, your body reacts as if your mouth is on fire — because that’s essentially what you’ve told your brain! Rose Eveleth details the science and history behind spicy foods, giving insights into why some people continue to pay the painful price for
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Are you NoFap or ProFap? Listen to our podcast on YouTube: https://youtu.be/YH09BJhJz50 Listen to our podcast on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/sidenote/id1383086982?mt=2 Created by: Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown Written by: Tharsan Kana Illustrated by: Max Simmons Edited by: Sel Ghebrehiwot FOLLOW US! Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube AsapINSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/asapscience/ Facebook: http://facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Twitter:
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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-roman-soldier-robert-garland The year is 15 CE, and the Roman Empire is prospering. Most of the credit will go to the emperor, but this success wouldn’t have been possible without loyal soldiers like Servius Felix. Robert Garland illuminates what life was like for a solider in the
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Fracking explained in five minutes. Fracking is a controversial topic. On the one side the gas drilling companies, on the other citizen opposed to this drilling method. Politicians are also divided on the matter. We try to take a neutral look on fracking. It is relevant for all of us, because of high prices for
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Is your lack of sleep slowly killing you? SUBSCRIBE – http://bit.ly/10kWnZ7 Check out ScienceAlert – http://on.fb.me/1gP62sT Join the fun! TWITTER – http://bit.ly/16mYsWW FACEBOOK – http://on.fb.me/12fEcFg Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Further Reading: Sleep Duration: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3724567/ Sleep Purpose: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3701596/ Sleep and Beauty: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3001961/ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23997369 Sleep Deprivation: http://www.theguardian.com/education/mortarboard/2012/oct/09/students-beware-sleep-deprivation
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-dyslexia-kelli-sandman-hurley Dyslexia affects up to 1 in 5 people, but the experience of dyslexia isn’t always the same. This difficulty in processing language exists along a spectrum — one that doesn’t necessarily fit with labels like “normal” and “defective.” Kelli Sandman-Hurley urges us to think again about dyslexic brain function and to
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Which is more important – genetics or hard work? DAILY EPISODES, answering your burning questions. Watch 5 episodes before anybody else: http://bit.ly/1n5llRo Use the hashtag #ScienceSays to share your burning Olympic questions! Special thanks to the CBC for supporting this series. SUBSCRIBE! http://bit.ly/10kWnZ7 FOLLOW US: Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-treadmill-s-dark-and-twisted-past-conor-heffernan The constant thud underneath your feet. The constrained space. The monotony of going nowhere fast. Running on a treadmill can certainly feel like torture, but did you know it was originally used for that very purpose? Conor Heffernan details the dark and twisted history of the treadmill. Lesson by Conor Heffernan,
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What happens after you die? Top 5 Regrets Before Dying: https://youtu.be/JWZ1DAXtQxc Subscribe for more: http://bit.ly/asapsci Written by Annik Carson, Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown GET THE ASAPSCIENCE BOOK: http://asapscience.com/book/ FOLLOW US! Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube AsapINSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/asapscience/ Facebook: http://facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Twitter: http://twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE Tumblr: http://asapscience.tumblr.com Vine: Search “AsapSCIENCE” on vine! SNAPCHAT
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View full lesson here: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/einstein-s-miracle-year-larry-lagerstrom As the year 1905 began, Albert Einstein faced life as a “failed” academic. Yet within the next twelve months, he would publish four extraordinary papers, each on a different topic, that were destined to radically transform our understanding of the universe. Larry Lagerstrom details these four groundbreaking papers. Lesson by
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TWEET IT – http://clicktotweet.com/PU3G8 Why do we get goosebumps in the first place? Do they serve any purpose? Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). TWITTER: http://www.twitter.com/AsapSCIENCE FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/AsapSCIENCE Mitchell Moffit http://www.mitchellmoffit.com Tweets by mitchellmoffit http://www.facebook.com/mitchellmoffit Gregory Brown http://www.gregorybrownart.tumblr.com Tweets by Whalewatchmeplz Further Reading — Goosebumps 1) http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=why-do-humans-get-goosebu Music
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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/which-is-stronger-glue-or-tape-elizabeth-cox The oldest glue in the world is over 8,000 years old and comes from a cave near the Dead Sea. Today, we have enough types of tape and glue to build and repair almost anything. But what gives glue and tape their stickiness? And is
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TWEET IT – http://clicktotweet.com/19UtO You just experienced the most excruciatingly embarrassing moment, and to top it all off, your face just turned bright red! What exactly is the function of blushing, other than to bring your embarrassment to a new level? Find out how the secret behind this uniquely human phenomenon. Written and created by
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Be one of the first 200 people to sign up with this link and get 20% off your subscription with Brilliant.org! https://brilliant.org/nutshell/ What happens if we bring the sun to earth? No, seriously. Kurzgesagt Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/cRUQxz Support us on Patreon so we can make more videos (and get cool stuff in return): https://www.patreon.com/Kurzgesagt?ty=h Kurzgesagt merch:
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Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-unexpected-math-behind-van-gogh-s-starry-night-natalya-st-clair Physicist Werner Heisenberg said, “When I meet God, I am going to ask him two questions: why relativity? And why turbulence? I really believe he will have an answer for the first.” As difficult as turbulence is to understand mathematically, we can use art to
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